Article

Two Priests Resign in West Virginia Shakeup

On Monday, the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston announced the resignations of Monsignors Anthony Cincinnati and Kevin Quirk. A third priest, Frederick Annie, resigned in September, it said. The diocese didn’t give a reason for the moves.

“Archbishop Lori has and continues to make a number of decisions and changes for the good of the local Church, which includes also for the good of these priests,” said Tim Bishop, spokesman for the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston.

Msgr. Annie didn’t respond to questions about his resignation, but in an emailed statement on church accountability said the church is confronting “a number of most serious issues.”

Read more at the Wall Street Journal